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Homemade V-8 Juice and Other Preserved Tomatoes

Canned Tomato Juice: Wash, core, quarter and cook (without added water) over medium heat in a stainless steel pan just until tender and juicy. Run through a food mill or press through a fine mesh sieve (chinoise) to remove skins and seeds. Add salt to taste and 1/2 tsp of citric acid ...

Sun-dried Cherry Tomatoes in Basil Oil

Drying tomatoes in the dessert sun is super economical and far more comfortable than turning on the oven in the kitchen when it’s 108° F. outside.  The process is simple and safe…the results are as good as store-bought and you know who, in what, and where they came from.  Sun-dried fruits and vegetables are intensely ...

Homemade Dijon Mustard

Making your own condiments just couldn't be easier when you start with a tried and true recipe. There's lot of room to adapt this recipe to your particular tastes, so play around with it and make it your own. I like to use this mustard in my homemade mayonnaise for some real zip. ...